Membership Application/Renewal

You can join or renew your membership via one of the following three options:

OPTION 1: Join/Renew individually through the Society for Political Methodology
Simply click on ‘Become a Member’ above.

OPTION 2: Join/Renew through the American Political Science Association
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OPTION 3: Join/Renew through the European Political Science Association
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Annual Section Dues 2024

  • Non-Student electronic only ($30)
  • Student electronic only ($10)

Benefits of membership

Joining the Society for Political Methodology gives you access to the political methodology community. Benefits include:

  • Free online access to Political Analysis from Volume 1 (1989-present)
  • Access to The Political Methodologist newsletter
  • 20% discount on all non-reference Cambridge University Press products, including the Analytical Methods for Social Research book series and the new Quantitative and Computational Methods in Social Science Elements series.
  • Chance to participate in the annual PolMeth conference
  • Ability to post on the PolMeth listserv
  • Access to course syllabi
  • First notification for smaller, topic-based conferences

Membership assistance

A handy user guide to the membership joining/renewal process can be found here.

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